The Nobel Laureate, Doris Lessing, died in November 2013 at the
age of 94. She was a visionary writer whose prolific output caught
the ebb and flow of cultural, social and political ideas for over
half a century. Her huge body of published work, for which she is
internationally acclaimed, includes novels, stories, nonfiction,
poems, plays and opera libretti. She received, among other honours,
the David Cohen British Literature Prize, the Companion of …
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Scullion, Val. "Doris Lessing". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 20 November 2002; last revised 20 March 2018.
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=2703, accessed 21 April 2019.]
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